Jeffrey David Hyman

Jeffrey David Hyman


  • KY16 9RJ

    United Kingdom

Personal profile


Jeff Hyman has occupied full-time academic positions at Strathclyde University and as Professor of Management at the University of Aberdeen, where he is now Emeritus Professor of Employee Relations.

Recent publications include:

Jeff is a member of the Organisations and Society thematic research group and has been a regular contributor to taught postgraduate teaching in the School of Management, including MN5481 Masterclasses in Human Resource Management.

Research overview

Jeff's main research and teaching interests over the past 40 years have been:

  • employee participation and industrial democracy
  • work-life balance
  • future of work
  • HRM.

More recently, these topics have been complemented by examining industrial relations and the green agenda, sustainability and just transitions along with some critical reflections on corporate governance.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action